Northern New Mexico is a land of dramatic scenery, rich architectural history, and bold individualism; all coexist here under bright sunshine and spacious sky. The spectrum of homes and styles I have had the privilege to build are as much a part of the scenery as the Sangre de Christo Mountains and the Rio Grande Gorge which define the Taos area.

From simple additions and complex remodels, to classic Taos style and innovative home designs, we bring decades of construction and fine-detailing experience to each project.

Working directly with you and your designer or architect, through dialogue and drawings, we come to see your vision. We find that communication with the designer/architect, homeowner, and builder as teammates throughout the process facilitates the best outcome.

The attention we bring at the inception of the project continues throughout the construction process and the finishing touches. The results are spaces that bring your vision and plan to life.

Ian Forsberg

Client references

• Polly Raye, Bill Christmas

• John Pruit

• Cliff Weiner

• Lynne Greene, Deiter Gloeckler

• Paul Morgan

• Joanne Crass

• John Taschek

• Jerry and Jeannie Wigdortz

• Roger and Mindy Eiteljorg

• Barry and Joan Norris

• Bill and Anne Brown

• Bob and Susan Smith

• MaryKatz

• Odette Artime

Architect-Designer references

• Paul Richard, Architect, AIA

• Alix Henry, Arcchitect

• Kevin Beardsley- Designer

• Jason Boyd, Architect, AIA

• Jon Anderson Architect, AIA

• Nick Noyes, Architect, AIA

Trade references

• Randall Lumber: Britt Bland

• Petree Excavation: Mike Petree

• Kelso- MacQueen Electric: Hugh MacQueen

• Holley Mechanical: Luther Holley

• Stock Building Supply

• Statements

• Rocky Mountain Lath and Plaster: Chris Sargent

• Loveless Stone and Tile: Bob Loveless

Contact information supplied on request.


Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Artist-in-Residence, Furnituremaking, Portland, OR 1980

Boston University, Program in Artisanry, Furnituremaking, Boston, MA 1978-1979

LEEDS Design Workshop, Easthampton, MA . 1977

2015 People’s Choice Award, Best Building Contractor, Second Place, Best of Taos, Taos News
2010 Citation Award from The American Institute of Architects, Ian Forsberg, General Contractor, Sage House

Custom Wood Work (Left to right) Staircase: newell posts, balusters, apron, all Douglas Fir; master bathroom vanity: pine and marble; master bathroom vanity: bent lamination poplar, paint, Silestone.